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Robert Irwin papers, circa 1940-2011, bulk 1970-2011

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Irwin (Robert) Papers
Series II. Personal writings and lectures, ca. 1940-2000, undated 1.5 Linear Feet (3.5 boxes)
Beginning around 1974, Irwin began to read philosophy (Hegel, Marx, Kierkegaard, Einstein, Wittgenstein and others) for ideas with which to defend his art against criticism. The small early notebooks contain excerpts from Irwin's readings with his notes. The larger notebooks contain commentaries on his readings, and the later notebooks are compilations of ancillary information for his own writings. This series also contains a separate notebook used in preparation for his 1977 Whitney Museum project. Published writings, lecture notes, and related materials are also included.
Arrangement
Arranged by format.
box folder
83 1 The Green and the White (an original screenplay), 1940s
Screenplay by Irwin and Joan Tewkesbury.
box
15-17 Notebooks, 1976-1977, undated
Includes the notebook for the Whitney Museum project, 1977.
box folder
101 7 Notebook, 1989-1991
box folder
87 4 Published writings, 1999-2000
87 5-8 Lecture notes and related material, 1998-2000, undated
box folder
101 1 Lecture notes, 1999


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